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vegas, wonderful young lady, who describes to me she's got 42 kids in her clas the first two weeks, she's got me of them sitting on the floor until finally, they get reassigned. they're using textbooks that are ten years old. >> when it comes to keeping america great, salman khan is a bit of an expert with an mba from harvard. he's dedicated himself to education. he's founder of the khan academy but his youtube channel has over 3,000 educational videos on everything from physics to history. his new book is titled "the one world schoolhouse." he's also on "time" magazine's list of 100 most influential people in the world. welcome. you are the most popular teacher in the history of planet earth. it's undeniable. the stats don't lie. is it four million people now watched your video lessons for want of a better phrase, right? >> that's right. seven million. we're not just videos, we have interactive exercises. it's not just me anymore. >> seven million people around the world will go online to see you give effectively a lesson. >> i give lessons, we have a few other folks who are doing it.
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that are building an economy that works for the middle cla class as we dig our way out of a deep hole. what is your response to those questioning the validity? >> that's really interesting because i happened to see one of those chicago guys last night. i was with david axelrod. i asked him what do you expect about the jobs numbers? he says, i really don't know. we're hoping it will be good. so, you know, it doesn't surprise me that romney supporters are now going to take this very good news for the economy and for americans and say somehow the books were cooked. they just cannot stand, and they haven't been able to tolerate any good news about the economy, that somehow -- they've got to put a spin on it. so this is excellent news. i want to tell you, i will trade a not so great performance in a debate for great job numbers in terms of how this affects the american economy and the american people. >> congresswoman, the romney campaign has issued their own statement saying this isn't a real recovery. saying, if not for all the people who have simply dropped out of the labor force, the real unemployme